Sven Milelli Appointed McCarthy Tétrault’s Regional Managing Partner for British Columbia

Toronto, April 27, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that Sven Milelli, a partner in the firm’s Business Law Group, is the firm’s new Regional Managing Partner for British Columbia. Mr. Milelli succeeds Herman Van Ommen, who will continue his practice as a partner in the Litigation Group.

“Sven is an exceptional lawyer who has a strong market presence and deep knowledge of the Vancouver office and our national firm. His career is driven by excellence, passion for his work and respect for his colleagues and clients,” said Marc-André Blanchard, McCarthy Tétrault’s Chair and CEO. “Whether leading a complex client deal or guiding market and industry initiatives, Sven will ensure our Vancouver office and lawyers are at the forefront of providing exceptional, innovative service to our clients. We are proud to welcome him to our national leadership team.”

Mr. Milelli advises public and private corporations in a wide range of industries regarding mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings and corporate governance matters. He is regarded as a leading lawyer in the areas of corporate mid-market, private equity and energy, and is called to the bar in British Columbia and New York State.

“I am excited to work with our entire Vancouver team in this new capacity and to continue our firm’s commitment to being a valued business advisor to our clients,” said Mr. Milelli. “I feel very fortunate to work with our talented lawyers across the country and honoured that they have entrusted me to lead the firm in the Vancouver marketplace.”

Founded in 1960, McCarthy Tétrault’s Vancouver office is the most forward-thinking and client-focused law firm in British Columbia. The firm offers a wealth of experience in virtually every area of business law, litigation, real estate, tax, intellectual property, technology, and labour and employment. These core practice areas are vigorously supported by expertise in the areas of environmental, municipal, privacy, aboriginal, hospitality and immigration law, as well as government relations. The firm provides sound legal and business advice to both public and private sector clients in Canada and across the border.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.